Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/SHER/025
Settlement
Sherborne
Site name / address
Land at Western Ways Yard
Total site area (ha)
0.2
Current land use
Employment
Existing development
Currently used for several business premises (including a printers and garage)
Developable site area (ha)
0.2
Brownfield
Yes
Brownfield register - part 1
31/12/2017
Brownfield register - part 2
No
Uniform Resource Identifier
http://opendatacommunities.org/id/district-council/west-dorset
 
Previously part of
(No details recorded)
Hazardous substances
No
Easting
363728
Northing
117286

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Level site hard surfaced.
Topography / ground condition mitigation
(No details recorded)
Flood risk
N/A
Flood risk mitigation
(No details recorded)
Access
Vehicular access directly from the Bristol Road. Footway on the western side of Bristol Road only. Allows pedestrian access to the town centre.
Access mitigation
(No details recorded)
Contamination
None recorded but the site is in commercial uses (car repairs, printing, pet accessories).
Contamination mitigation
(No details recorded)
Existing infrastructure / facilities
On site
Existing infrastructure / facilities mitigation
(No details recorded)
Site features
The site is adjacent to a conservation area and is surrounded by existing residential dwellings.
Site features mitigation
(No details recorded)
Townscape / landscape character
Within DDB. Within a residential area of mixed character. Two modern detached bungalows are accessed off the yard area. The workshop buildings on the site have no architectural merit and are not worthy of retention for conversion.
Townscape / landscape character mitigation
Redevelopment will rely on closure of existing businesses. Possibly one house at the entrance fronting onto the Bristol Road with a terrace of houses in the eastern end with parking and turning area in front. Possibly also space for a flat over garage.
Environmental
(No details recorded)
Environmental mitigation
(No details recorded)

Additional details


Planning status
No Permission
Date granted
(No details recorded)
Planning history
(No details recorded)
Ownership status
not owned by a public authority
Suitability
Yes - Suitable for residential development.
Achievability
Development would potentially be viable in this location
Availability
Officer Identified
Estimate of potential
Housing
Housing site area (ha)
0.2
Potential housing density (dph)
30
Potential housing yield (units)
6
Unit type
House/flat
Anticipated housing delivery
11-15 years
Non-housing development
(No details recorded)
Net dwellings range from
6
Net dwellings range to
6
Development description
(No details recorded)
Site information
(No details recorded)
Relevant policy considerations
Within DDB. Loss of employment but not a key employment site. Castleton Borehole GWSPZ.
Additional notes
(No details recorded)
Conclusion
A developable site
Excluded
No
Dorset Council Land Availability Assessment.
This is a technical study to inform future policy development; it does not in itself constitute planning policy.